✫✫ Hot Job @ Practical Action - Bangladesh Technical Officer (WASH in School)
Practical Action is a UK based international development organisation works for technology justice and wellbeing to reduce poverty. We work through regional and country offices in Latin America, Africa, and Asia to make a difference in the lives of poor people by transforming the technologies from idea to reality. In Bangladesh, focus of our work is around agriculture, extreme poverty, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, access to markets, water, sanitation and waste management and energy. Our distinctive practical approach includes wellbeing, partnership, specialized knowledge services and policy engagement.
Practical Action, Bangladesh Country Office is looking for competent candidate for the following position for its project title: WASH package in 500 communities and 200 schools in six upazillas in Sylhet and Dhaka divisions (GoB–UNICEF CATS) Project. Technical Officer (WASH in School): (Position: 1) based in Dhaka. [Initially Project duration:8 Months]
The incumbent will be responsible to facilitate orientation to partners on WASH rehabilitation activities at schools, support WASH facilitators of partners to prepare BoQ, execution of WASH rehabilitation activities and demonstration of hand washing devices in 200 schools, orientation to local sanitation entrepreneurs for design and demonstration of low cost toilets and hand washing devices, collection of endorsement from the school after the completion of rehabilitation work. Required Skill & Qualification:
B.Sc in Civil Engineering with 2-3 years working experience or Diploma in civil engineering with 5-6 years working experience.
Good understanding of community contracting and /or procurement system of facilities departments
Minimum 2-3 years professional experience in the construction of wash facilities in school, rehabilitation activities or relevant construction work and BoQ \preparation;
Should have experience in WASH programs ;
Basic understanding on PRA tools and community mobilization, good knowledge on small scale construction work ;
Expertise in producing community contract, formation and facilitation of joint procurement committee;
Fluency in English language and proficiency in computer application;
Please send an application with CV, a recent photograph and two referees. Please mention the position on the top of the envelope. Although Practical Action, Bangladesh is an equal opportunity employer but women candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Its salary structure is consistent with other similar international non-government organization. The application should be sent to the following address by31st July 2015. The Head of Human Resource, Practical Action, Bangladesh, House # 28/A, Road # 5, Dhanmondi 5, Dhaka-1205.
Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.